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Does Your Dog Need a Diet?

Dieting is a long established phenomenon, with obesity a widespread problem in the modern world. But it sadly doesn’t stop with us humans, our dogs are getting fat too! This is no longer an isolated problem, reports put the proportion of overweight dogs in the United States alone at over half the canine population! The time has long passed for...

Going jogging with your dog

When was the last time you told yourself you needed exercise? When was the last time you thought your dog needed exercise? If you can't see where I'm going with this, let me spell it out for you - go jogging with your dog! Seriously though, it's a great way to give yourself and you dog some much needed exercise....

Walking your dogs is important to keep them mentally stable

Walking your dog goes way beyond simple exercise. True, that is a factor as well, but more importantly, it gives your dog a chance to unleash it's instincts to explore and move around. Even if you have a large piece of land to yourself, it isn't enough. Imagine the plight of dogs who are kept in an apartment! A dog...
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Taking your dog for a walk

Dogs need to know that you're taking them for a walk. Not the other way around. The best way is to wrap the leash around your arm two or three times, and walk at a constant pace. Image Credit: PhotoNerd  Make sure that your dog understands that no matter how hard he pulls, there's no going any faster than you're...